Anthony Fry was born in 1927. He attended the Camberwell School of Arts & Crafts and has taught at the Bath Academy of Art. He had his first one-man exhibition at St. George’s Gallery, London in 1955. His work is included in public collections of the Tate Gallery, the Contemporary Art Society, the Arts Council of Great Britain, and the Saatchi Collection, among others. He is the recipient of a Harkness Fellowship and a Lorne Fellowship. Anthony Fry currently divides his time between England and India. He is represented by Browse and Darby, London.
John Berger is an internationally known art critic and novelist. He is the author of over forty books, including Art and Revolution, Another Way of Telling, A Fortunate Man, Ways of Seeing, Keeping a Rendezvous, and Isabelle: A Short Story
Tom Stoppard, playwright, novelist, and screenwriter, is the author of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Arcadia, Indian Ink, and forty other plays, twenty-two books, and eleven screenplays, including the Oscar-winning Shakespeare in Love. His works explore intersections of love, science, history, and art, often with subtle political undercurrents.
Andrew Lambirth is a noted writer, critic, and curator. He currently writes for The SpectatorLondon Magazine, and Contemporary Visual Art. He is also a contributing editor of the Royal Academy Magazine. Among his books are studies of W. B. Yeats and Shakespeare, and he is currently writing a monograph on Ken Kiff.
Frances Partridge is, at 100, the last surviving member of the original Bloomsbury group and still living with gusto, humor, and a signature gift for observation. Childhood family friends included Henry James and Conan Doyle, and after an education at Cambridge, she met and married Ralph Partridge and lived with him, as well as Dora Carrington and Lytton Strachey, befriending Vanessa Bell, Virginia Woolf, and others in that circle. She is the author of five books, including Hanging On(a memoir), as well as numerous translations from the French and Spanish.
Bryan Robertson is a celebrated critic, author of Private View and other works, and the former director of the Whitechapel Gallery, London.
Cathy Courtney is a writer, critic, oral historian, and project officer for the National Life Story Collection’s Artists' Lives series, based at the British Library